Model UN at UNA-GP

Source: United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia Description: UNA-GP hosts model UNs for high school students, with recent topics focusing on Water Management and the Rule of Law. Posted on their website are resources for learning about the topics, which can also be used as supplementary materials in the classroom. Website: una-gp.org/projects/our-model-un-conferences/
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Mexican Cultural Center Speakers

Source: Mexican Cultural Center Description: The Mexican Cultural Center makes available enrichment speakers to come to classrooms and discuss lesser known aspects of Mexican heritage and culture. Website: mexicanculturalcenter.org/services/
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NaTakallam Virtual Guest Speaker

Source: NaTakallam Description: A virtual guest speaker session invites a NaTakallam conversation partner to video conference into classrooms for conversation, Q&A, and discussion of the impact that displacement has had on their lives. Each session includes a brief curriculum with suggested preparation and reflection activities. This program, suitable for students of any age, can be…
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Penn Museum Interactive Workshops

Source: Penn Museum Description: Experienced museum educators at the Penn museum will lead students through hands-on activities that explore aspects of ancient cultures. Students will learn how to use artifacts as primary sources that contain clues to understanding the ancient world. Props and replica artifacts give all students interactive learning experiences, with workshops for elementary,…
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International Classroom: Archaeology and Anthropology Experts

Source: Penn Museum Description: Penn Museum affiliated archaeologists and anthropologists host workshops for students in all grade levels through visuals, hands on activities, and interactive discussions about archaeology and anthropology, focusing on both the ancient past and relevant issues of today. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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International Classroom: World Culture Educators

Source: Penn Museum Description: The Penn Museum provides schools with workshops and speakers from around the globe who can teach students more about their cultures and homelands through intercultural dialogues, world language exercises, and multiple viewpoints about aspects of daily life. The diverse group of speaker workshops feature cultures from regions in Africa, Asia, North/Central/South America,…
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International Classroom: Cultural Performers

Source: Penn Museum Description: Local performing artists introduce cultural rituals, traditions, and stories from around the world. These workshops use a range of arts such as poetry, dance, and puppets to educate students about vibrant cultural traditions. Website: www.penn.museum/teachers-and-students/k-12-educators/international-classroom/overview
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Speakers’ Bureau on the Middle East and North Africa

Source: Middle East Center: University of Pennsylvania Description: The Speakers Bureau provides K-12 schools in the greater Philadelphia area with the opportunity to receive free lectures from advanced graduate students from the University of Pennsylvania. The speakers come from a wide variety of disciplines and offer expertise in such fields as politics, culture, religion, art, and…
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Storyteller Denise Valentine

Source: Denise Valentine Description: Denise Valentine is a professional storyteller, historical performer, teaching folk artist and cultural arts consultant. Her storytelling performance illustrates the power of story to transcend differences between people, transform negativity and inspire hope. The storyteller delights audiences with traditional folktales from around the world flavored with colorful people, talking animals, humor,…
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Scottish Highland Bagpipes

Source: Kenneth G. Annand Description: Kenneth G. Annand is a Philadelphia area musician specializing in Scottish Highland Bagpipes. He is available for performances (birthdays, weddings, funerals, etc.). Contact Info: Kevin G. Annand at 484-802-8545
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